Contraband from Moscow detained in Baranavichy District


This year’s largest party of smuggled goods for more then 25 million roubles has been detained in Baranavichy District. According to an officer from Baranavich criminal investigation department Artur Vilchkouski, the detained was trying to smuggle TV-sets, sewing-machines, radiotelephones, air-conditioners and vacuum cleaners to Belarus – 59 items were being transported by a 24-year-old inhabitant of Brest in a minibus from Moscow. He did not have any accompanying documents for the goods.

The confiscated goods have been sent to the tax inspectorate. After all the necessary procedures are over the goods will be sold in shops.

The driver said that the goods belonged to his brother living in the district centre. The owner of the goods may be fined for 1.5 million BRB.

Ales Lіtouchyk, ERB, Baranavіchy